Vol. I, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1902)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.

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Chapter 138
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Sec. 3 Delivery of bonds to the Choctaw suspended.
   [17. Stat., 462.]
   See note to 1898, c. 517, post, p. 656.
   1861, c. 85;
   12 Stat., 238;
   1871, c. 120;
   16 Stat., 570;
   21 Ct. Cls., 59.
Sec. 4 Portion of the Cherokee funds to be set apart for orphans.
   Mar. 3, 1873,
   post, p. 142.
Sec. 4 For an asylum for, etc.
Sec. 4 For a literary institution to educate indigent persons.
Sec. 5 Proceeds of sales of lands of the Kickapoo to be retained as a permanent trust fund.
   See 1893, c. 203, note, post, p. 480.
   Vol. 2, p. 836.
Sec. 5 Proviso.

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Chapter 138
    Feb. 14, 1873. | 17 Stat., 437.
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An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

SEC. 3

That all authority now existing by the acts of March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, and March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, or otherwise, to issue or deliver any bonds of the United States to the Choctaw tribe of Indians, is hereby suspended until the further action of Congress in the matter, and providing for such issue or delivery.

SEC. 4

That there shall be set apart from the funds belonging to the Cherokee nation, on the proper order of the national council, the sum of one hundred thousand dollars from the proceeds of lands sold to the Osages, to be set apart, and eighty thousand dollars thereof to be invested as part of the orphan-fund, and twenty thousand dollars to be expended for buildings and other improvements deemed necessary for the benefit of the institution for the orphans; the sum of one hundred thousand dollars from the proceeds of the strip of land in Kansas to be set apart for an asylum for the insane, deaf and dumb, blind, and indigent persons of the Cherokee nation, seventy-five thousand dollars of said amount to be invested as a separate fund, and its interest semiannually applied to the support of said institution, the remaining twenty-five thousand dollars to be expended for its establishment; the sum of seventy-five thousand dollars from the proceeds of the sale of lands to the Great and Little Osages, to be expended for the establishment of a literary institution for the education of indigent persons of said nation, under such rules and regulations as the national council of the Cherokees may prescribe.

SEC. 5

That the proceeds of the sales of lands belonging to the Kickapoo Indians, in the State of Kansas, in pursuance of the fifth article of the treaty of May twenty-eighth, anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty-three, now invested or in the custody of the Secretary of the Interior, shall be retained by the Secretary of the Interior as a permanent trust-fund, on which shall be paid to said Indians, semiannually, interest at the rate of five per centum per annum: Provided, That the consent of said Indians shall first be given to the foregoing provision.

Approved, February 14, 1873.

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